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  • NASA: Carbon Dioxide greening the earth

    Carbon Dioxide Fertilization Greening Earth, Study Finds

    From a quarter to half of Earths vegetated lands has shown significant greening over the last 35 years largely due to rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change on April 25.

    Link to the rest of the article:
    http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/...greening-earth

    Aside from the irony that "greens" think CO2 is evil, doesn't a greener earth seem like it would be healthier?

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    Normally a greener earth would be a dream for environmentalists, but why did it have to involve c02? Nothing good can come from fossil fuel co2, nothing.

    Looks like when the earth sees more co2, plants get greener, healthier, greenery starts to appear in places what it could not flourish with lower co2 levels and colder temps. Something to be celebrated, if not for the great evil enemy of fossil fuel co2. It really is a pickle for people obsessed with the evils of fossil fuel being used to maintain civilization.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by kramer View Post
      Carbon Dioxide Fertilization Greening Earth, Study Finds


      From a quarter to half of Earths vegetated lands has shown significant greening over the last 35 years largely due to rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change on April 25.

      Link to the rest of the article:
      http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/...greening-earth

      Aside from the irony that "greens" think CO2 is evil, doesn't a greener earth seem like it would be healthier?
      Green plant life makes oxygen for us. More of the green life would be a good thing to replace all the plant life we've removed I would think. Sort of a balancing out effect maybe ?

      Originally posted by Blue Doggy View Post
      Normally a greener earth would be a dream for environmentalists, but why did it have to involve c02? Nothing good can come from fossil fuel co2, nothing.

      Looks like when the earth sees more co2, plants get greener, healthier, greenery starts to appear in places what it could not flourish with lower co2 levels and colder temps. Something to be celebrated, if not for the great evil enemy of fossil fuel co2. It really is a pickle for people obsessed with the evils of fossil fuel being used to maintain civilization.
      CO2 - we breath it out. we breath in - use - O2

      Plants breath in - use - CO2. They breath out O2

      We make CO2.

      Plants make O2.

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      • #4
        You forget, many of the current greenies were socialists before the Soviet Union collapsed. They still have the same goals of wealth redistribution, now they are using climate change to push their agenda.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by OldmanDan View Post
          You forget, many of the current greenies were socialists before the Soviet Union collapsed. They still have the same goals of wealth redistribution, now they are using climate change to push their agenda.
          By any means necessary. Globalony is the current scheme, they'll move on to something else when and if this one fails them.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by OldmanDan View Post
            You forget, many of the current greenies were socialists before the Soviet Union collapsed. They still have the same goals of wealth redistribution, now they are using climate change to push their agenda.
            That really make little sense. For today, 62 families own the majority of wealth in a world of 6 billion people. The wealth of these people is not what carbon taxes redistributes. In fact, these 62 families will get their share of the wealth redistributed from working and middle class people. And they are positioned to do just that when carbon is taxed.

            There was a huge redistribution of middle class wealth to the top, with open borders free trade globalization. This is no socialistic plot, but a plot from vampire elite capitalists. The people who believe in global warming by co2, the environmental people are not believing in this to redistribute wealth, they believe in it for other reasons and want to do something to address it. They think it will cause millions of deaths, and some think it might even be another great mass extinction of life, including humans.

            So, this is not driven by some socialistic plot. That is a delusion of some on the right who will not notice that the problems of americans today is not socialism, but his parasitic capitalism that is structured to take wealth from the middle and send it to the top. Which is what has actually transpired over the last 40 years. Meanwhile that great socialist conspiracy that the right wing believes in, is not happening. Socialism has not created greater income disparity in America and Europe. A particular form of venomous capitalism has. And yet, the right wing is oblivious to reality, and still see socialists and communists behind every tree, just waiting to take their money and give it away to someone else. Capitalism is stronger today than ever, yet you would not think that if you listened to cons. Communist USSR is gone, and now indulge in capitalism, china has embraced their own form of capitalism, and yet the right wing pays no attention at all to this.

            How about you guys stick a toe into the reality, of what is going on? Come on in boys, the water is fine, here in reality. Well, not fine, but it is reality. And this reality, this parasitic elite structured capitalism is taking away the ability for people to thrive by the work they do. For if they were to thrive by their work, that would mean the elites at the top would have to take less of the pie. And they want the whole pie, if they can get it. They are doing so well, that the thought of socialism being involved is ludicrous thinking. LOL

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Blue Doggy View Post
              That really make little sense. For today, 62 families own the majority of wealth in a world of 6 billion people. The wealth of these people is not what carbon taxes redistributes. In fact, these 62 families will get their share of the wealth redistributed from working and middle class people. And they are positioned to do just that when carbon is taxed.

              There was a huge redistribution of middle class wealth to the top, with open borders free trade globalization. This is no socialistic plot, but a plot from vampire elite capitalists. The people who believe in global warming by co2, the environmental people are not believing in this to redistribute wealth, they believe in it for other reasons and want to do something to address it. They think it will cause millions of deaths, and some think it might even be another great mass extinction of life, including humans.

              So, this is not driven by some socialistic plot. That is a delusion of some on the right who will not notice that the problems of americans today is not socialism, but his parasitic capitalism that is structured to take wealth from the middle and send it to the top. Which is what has actually transpired over the last 40 years. Meanwhile that great socialist conspiracy that the right wing believes in, is not happening. Socialism has not created greater income disparity in America and Europe. A particular form of venomous capitalism has. And yet, the right wing is oblivious to reality, and still see socialists and communists behind every tree, just waiting to take their money and give it away to someone else. Capitalism is stronger today than ever, yet you would not think that if you listened to cons. Communist USSR is gone, and now indulge in capitalism, china has embraced their own form of capitalism, and yet the right wing pays no attention at all to this.

              How about you guys stick a toe into the reality, of what is going on? Come on in boys, the water is fine, here in reality. Well, not fine, but it is reality. And this reality, this parasitic elite structured capitalism is taking away the ability for people to thrive by the work they do. For if they were to thrive by their work, that would mean the elites at the top would have to take less of the pie. And they want the whole pie, if they can get it. They are doing so well, that the thought of socialism being involved is ludicrous thinking. LOL
              Socialism, fascistic capitalism, parasitic capitalism, communism whatever it is...

              the result is always some "elite" scumdogs - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scumdogs_of_the_Universe - ruining other peoples lives because they think they "know better" simply because they are wealthy !!!

              That these dirtballs will use things like globaloney and hundreds of other pinhead "ideas," to keep the population brainwashed into thinking they're being served is true.

              That aside, man caused global warming is little more than a convenient tool these so called "elites" can use to steal even more from us. As are most of the "popular issues" being shoved at us so consistently. Keep us hypnotized, ignorant, fat & stupid - that's what it amounts too.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post

                Socialism, fascistic capitalism, parasitic capitalism, communism whatever it is...

                the result is always some "elite" scumdogs - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scumdogs_of_the_Universe - ruining other peoples lives because they think they "know better" simply because they are wealthy !!!

                That these dirtballs will use things like globaloney and hundreds of other pinhead "ideas," to keep the population brainwashed into thinking they're being served is true.

                That aside, man caused global warming is little more than a convenient tool these so called "elites" can use to steal even more from us. As are most of the "popular issues" being shoved at us so consistently. Keep us hypnotized, ignorant, fat & stupid - that's what it amounts too.
                You know, in one sense, moving away from tribal egalitarian societies has been one of our greatest mistakes. You could really define the rise of civilization as the rise of a small group of elites and inequality, held into place by a system, devised by them of course. We were more civilized, when we were considered uncivilized. We seem to have followed the second law of thermodynamics.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Blue Doggy View Post
                  You know, in one sense, moving away from tribal egalitarian societies has been one of our greatest mistakes. You could really define the rise of civilization as the rise of a small group of elites and inequality, held into place by a system, devised by them of course. We were more civilized, when we were considered uncivilized. We seem to have followed the second law of thermodynamics.
                  Maybe so.

                  Today, we have allowed the redefinition of the meanings of civilized & uncivilized - along with so many other terms pertinent to a civilized people.

                  The terms civilized & uncivilized have become devoid of any meaning at all.

                  It reminds me of a statement of one of Americas founders:

                  A nation of well-informed men who have been taught to know and prize the rights which God has given them cannot be enslaved. It is in the region of ignorance that tyranny begins. - Benjamin Franklin

                  When nothing really has meaning . . . nothing really has any meaning. Slavery by ignorance caused by the meaninglessness of everything real. People will believe anything when there are no concrete definitions of anything !

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post

                    Maybe so.

                    Today, we have allowed the redefinition of the meanings of civilized & uncivilized - along with so many other terms pertinent to a civilized people.

                    The terms civilized & uncivilized have become devoid of any meaning at all.

                    It reminds me of a statement of one of Americas founders:

                    “A nation of well-informed men who have been taught to know and prize the rights which God has given them cannot be enslaved. It is in the region of ignorance that tyranny begins.” - Benjamin Franklin

                    When nothing really has meaning . . . nothing really has any meaning. Slavery by ignorance caused by the meaninglessness of everything real. People will believe anything when there are no concrete definitions of anything !
                    I love that quote from Franklin. What he said is just so truthful, and factual. Looking at America today, from the eyes of the founders, would only see that tyranny and so much of it. Much of it has come from americans, exchanging an illusion of safety for those liberties and freedoms that we were founded on. Other loses have just come from treasonous men in DC, who in the quest for greater power over the people, have written out those freedoms. Of course, they always tried to justify it, but they were just after more power is all. And then some of the loses has come from the American people not being engaged and viligent in getting rid of those who would take freedoms away.

                    Well, the fact is, we are where we are, and to think that we might reverse the treason is just dreaming of the impossible. We have never, since our founding, gained freedoms and liberty, but have only seen an erosion of them. And no one should doubt that this will not continue, for it is the trend, and a very long trend. What it would take is an implosion of American civilization, and most people would rather be slaves to men who want to have power over them, than to see an implosion. And that just seems to be the reality.

                    Perhaps one day, a new nation will arise, based upon what we were once based upon, and the people will not allow it to travel down this road that our rulers took us on. But no one has yet done that.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Blue Doggy View Post
                      I love that quote from Franklin. What he said is just so truthful, and factual. Looking at America today, from the eyes of the founders, would only see that tyranny and so much of it. Much of it has come from americans, exchanging an illusion of safety for those liberties and freedoms that we were founded on. Other loses have just come from treasonous men in DC, who in the quest for greater power over the people, have written out those freedoms. Of course, they always tried to justify it, but they were just after more power is all. And then some of the loses has come from the American people not being engaged and viligent in getting rid of those who would take freedoms away.

                      Well, the fact is, we are where we are, and to think that we might reverse the treason is just dreaming of the impossible. We have never, since our founding, gained freedoms and liberty, but have only seen an erosion of them. And no one should doubt that this will not continue, for it is the trend, and a very long trend. What it would take is an implosion of American civilization, and most people would rather be slaves to men who want to have power over them, than to see an implosion. And that just seems to be the reality.

                      Perhaps one day, a new nation will arise, based upon what we were once based upon, and the people will not allow it to travel down this road that our rulers took us on. But no one has yet done that.

                      As you say; " ..then some of the loses has come from the American people not being engaged and viligent in getting rid of those who would take freedoms away."

                      Being lazy and ignorant instead of paying attention. Distracted & hypnotized by foolishness, never vigilant.

                      I question if it really must take "..an implosion of American civilization" to be repaired. Chances are best that this is the case, but I'm unsure if it is a necessity.

                      "The people" could take back this country, they really could. BUT this would require them to work together to collapse the corruption. They would have to ignore the "media" and the garbage it feeds them and work together. This is probably a tall & impossible order so ... probably isn't an option. Can you imagine getting everybody to see the media for what it is, ignore it and work together to rebuild our great nation ? I can't at this point either. It certainly is possible though.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post


                        As you say; " ..then some of the loses has come from the American people not being engaged and viligent in getting rid of those who would take freedoms away."

                        Being lazy and ignorant instead of paying attention. Distracted & hypnotized by foolishness, never vigilant.

                        I question if it really must take "..an implosion of American civilization" to be repaired. Chances are best that this is the case, but I'm unsure if it is a necessity.

                        "The people" could take back this country, they really could. BUT this would require them to work together to collapse the corruption. They would have to ignore the "media" and the garbage it feeds them and work together. This is probably a tall & impossible order so ... probably isn't an option. Can you imagine getting everybody to see the media for what it is, ignore it and work together to rebuild our great nation ? I can't at this point either. It certainly is possible though.
                        Sure, it is possible, but highly unlikely. But it would require a new generation of Americans for you cannot fix the americans here now, that allowed it to get to this point. Can we see a new generation that actually care enough to drain this cesspool, and then fill it up with healthy, clean, potable water? Yes, sure. What makes it possible these days is the internet, if it remains basically uncensored by those who hold the power. The millenials that I know, do not get their news from MSM, but from alernitive news sites. But these can be as trashy and biased as MSM, but perhaps we will see a resurgence of real journalism and sites will be created for those noble people who feel a calling to be a free and fact filled non biased press, that takes its job seriously and not only speaks truth to power, but blasts truth to power. We are in dire need of it. A Renaisance of a sort. I am far too old to see this happen as it would take more time than I have left. But it is a hope I will take to the grave.

                        But right now, I want trump to win, to see just how much he can destroy this GOP who have had no intention of representing the non elites, and this should also affect the treasonous democratic party too, if we can beat Hillary. Gotta tear these two parties down, and remake them for any change to be possible.

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                          Originally posted by Blue Doggy View Post
                          Sure, it is possible, but highly unlikely. But it would require a new generation of Americans for you cannot fix the americans here now, that allowed it to get to this point. Can we see a new generation that actually care enough to drain this cesspool, and then fill it up with healthy, clean, potable water? Yes, sure. What makes it possible these days is the internet, if it remains basically uncensored by those who hold the power. The millenials that I know, do not get their news from MSM, but from alernitive news sites. But these can be as trashy and biased as MSM, but perhaps we will see a resurgence of real journalism and sites will be created for those noble people who feel a calling to be a free and fact filled non biased press, that takes its job seriously and not only speaks truth to power, but blasts truth to power. We are in dire need of it. A Renaisance of a sort. I am far too old to see this happen as it would take more time than I have left. But it is a hope I will take to the grave.

                          But right now, I want trump to win, to see just how much he can destroy this GOP who have had no intention of representing the non elites, and this should also affect the treasonous democratic party too, if we can beat Hillary. Gotta tear these two parties down, and remake them for any change to be possible.
                          It's a good start.

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